Patient Comments: Emphysema - Diagnosis

What kinds of tests and exams did you have that led to a diagnosis of emphysema?

Comment from: Lisa, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 22

A CT scan of my chest and pulmonary function tests were used for my diagnosis.

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